Abraham Owen Woodruff

Abraham Owen Woodruff (1872-1904) was born 23 Nov. 1872 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory. He was the sixth child of Wilford Woodruff and Emma Smith. He married Helen May Winters on 3 Jun. 1897 in Salt Lake City; officiated by his father; participated in plural marriage. He was ordained an Apostle by his father on 7 Oct. 1897 in Salt Lake City. He died 20 Jun. 1904 in El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas.

Footnotes

Abraham Owen Woodruff (KWC8-S2J), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Abraham Owen Woodruff, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/abraham-owen-woodruff, accessed 8 Feb. 2022). Abraham O. Woodruff, The Journal of George F. Richards, (https://www.churchhistorianspress.org/george-f-richards/people/abraham-o-woodruff, accessed 17 Jan. 2022).

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    Emma Smith was Born at Diahman Davis County Missouri. March 1st 1838 Emma Smith Daughter of Samuel & Martecia Smith Married to Wilford Woodruff sen March 13 1853 Names Born Married Died Age Hiram Smith at 4 oclock pm Oct 4 1857 Nov 24 1858 1 year. 1.M ...
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    Saturday Midnight. St George. Nov 25 1876 My Dear Nellie It was a great pleasure to get your letter. I hope you will write to me often. It is a great Blessing to a parent to have good Children. I wish I could drop down in the Dooryard & spend an Evening with you, and the Rest of the Children, and your Mother, but I will some time. I hope you will be able to go to school, also Asahel &
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    November 25, 1876
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    the m◊◊t because she would wat to ◊ne th◊◊◊◊ ◊t famil◊ I cannot write much now for I wat to say [illegible] to the other Children Yo◊r Affecti◊ate Father W. Woodrff Dear Clarrie I want you to be a good girl and help your mother, and mind her, you are a g◊tty old Enough to lay aside all childish and na◊◊◊ way◊ and begin to be a good youg Lady I wi◊◊ to hear a good report of you I wat to hae you learn what you can this winter I ...
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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I want you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I want you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I want you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
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    January 22, 1877
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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I want you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
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    St George Jan 22 Dear Daughter Nellie I thank you for your good kind Letter. It does me so much good to get letters from my children and I want you to write to me one a week abot family affairs and let me know abot all that is going on for it is as intersting to me to get letters from my children as it is for them to get letters from me. I am getting so fat I have to use a cane to walk with I hope you ...
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    February 1, 1877 To Asahel, Clara, Owen, Blanche, and Alice, My beloved children: You have again the privilege of enjoying the society of your mother, and I am thankful for this. I want to give you all a word of council considering the signs of the times, the persecutive of our nation against us and at my own age you cannot reasonably expect to enjoy much more of my society as your father in this life, but you have with you ...
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    St George May 22 1877 Dear Daughter Nellie I have felt that that I wanted to write to you but sickness has preceded me, and I am not vary well at present. I would like very much to visit with you and all the family how is your health and how does Clarrie, Owen & Blanch do & get along we have had a very cool spring for this County we are in the midst of mid Summer figs and ...
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